January 11, 1987 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

Event of interestEvent of Interest

"The Drive" game: trailing Cleveland Browns 20-13 with 5:32 remaining in the AFC Championship Game, Denver quarterback John Elway drives his team 98 yards for a touchdown to tie, Broncos then win in overtime advancing to Super Bowl XXI

NFL Quarterback John Elway
NFL Quarterback
John Elway
  • Largest crowd (76,633) at NFL NY Giant Stadium (beat Wash 17-0)
  • NFC Championship Game: New York Giants beat Washington Redskins 17-0

Birthdays in Sport

  • Danuta Koz├ík, Hungarian sprint canoeist (5-time Olympic gold K-1, K-2, K-4 500m 2012, 16), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • Scotty Cranmer, US professional BMX rider, born in Jackson Township, New Jersey